Cafés and food on campus

We have a range of cafés and places to eat and drink across campus.

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Our food and drink outlets are changing! We’re bringing exciting new concepts onto campus during 2023, from fresh food outlets to Benugo cafés and facilities like smart fridges.

Keep checking these pages for up-to-date information on opening times and what’s on offer. All outlets are expected to be fully operational for the start of the 2023-24 academic year.

Café Thirty-Five 

Richard Hoggart Building, ground floor on the right
Monday to Friday: 8:30am – 6pm during term time

Café Thirty-Five serves hot drinks and a range of grab and go sandwiches, salads, breakfast rolls, pastries and cakes throughout the day.

Benugo Espresso Bar at the Library

Library (Rutherford) building, ground floor on the left
Monday to Friday: 10am – 5pm

The Benugo Espresso Bar serves carbon-neutral coffee and NEMI teas along with freshly baked pastries, muffins, loaf cakes, fresh fruit and yoghurt pots in the morning, and a range of grab and go deli sandwiches, including toasties, cakes and protein balls later in the day. Healthy snacks, sweet treats and coffees are available 24/7 from the smart fridges and self-service coffee machines.

The Refectory

Richard Hoggart Building, in the middle of the building
Monday to Friday: 12 – 2:30pm during term time.

The Refectory serves hot drinks and a range of grab and go sandwiches, salads, breakfast rolls, pastries and cakes throughout the day.

Benugo at the PSH

Professor Stuart Hall (PSH) building, ground floor
Monday to Friday: 9am – 4pm during term time.

Benugo at the PSH serves Benugo-branded coffee, NEMI teas and Benugo-branded sweet snacks all day. At breakfast time, there are freshly-baked pastries, porridge and topped yoghurt pots, and soup, hot shawarma flatbreads and cold wraps, salads, sandwiches and baguettes at lunchtime.

The Balcony

Richard Hoggart Building, in the middle of the building

Monday to Friday: 11.00am – 15.00pm during term time.

The Balcony serves hot breakfasts in the morning, and homemade meat, fish, vegetarian and vegan hot meals and soups at lunchtime. It also offers a deli and salad bar with made-to-order sandwiches at lunchtime.

Back Stage

Annexed to Café Thirty-Five, Richard Hoggart Building, ground floor on the right.

Back Stage will open later in 2023.

Students' Union Café

Students' Union building, 1st floor
Monday to Friday: 8.30am – 5.30pm

The Students' Union Café offers a wide range of sandwiches, hot eats, snacks, cakes, and many more items.

Serving Union Coffee, from local London suppliers including Simply Lunch and Galeta. We cater for a wide range of dietary requirements, including serving oat, soya, and almond milk, and vegan cakes/sandwiches.


Students' Union Bar

Students' Union building, 2nd floor
Monday to Friday: 1pm – late

The Students' Union Bar is the place on campus to have a drink, play some pool, and chill out on one of our balconies. Hosting regular events such as a quiz and cocktail night, there is always something on for students to enjoy.